[OSM-dev] downloading partial tilesets to serve locally
tom at newhanoian.com
Fri Jan 9 00:44:38 GMT 2009
On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 7:57 PM, Erik Johansson <emj at kth.se> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 10:47 AM, Tom Lancaster <tom at newhanoian.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 4:00 PM, Iván Sánchez Ortega <
> ivan at sanchezortega.es>
> > wrote:
> >> El Lunes, 5 de Enero de 2009, Tom Lancaster escribió:
> >> > newhanoian.com has been leading an effort to complete the OSM Hanoi
> >> > recently, and we're at a point where we'd like to use OSM tiles in
> >> > of
> >> > our custom Gmaps + tilelayer solution. Since we're in vietnam we'd
> >> > to
> >> > download a tileset for Hanoi and the surrounding area and serve it
> >> > our
> >> > server rather than rely on tile.openstreetmap.org, which is
> >> > network-distant.
> >> How about setting up a www proxy? It seems to me like an easy solution
> >> serve up-to-date tiles efficiently.
> > This seems to be the consensus advice, and something I hadn't thought of.
> > people use squid for this?
> > Thanks very much,
> > Tom
> Varnish is a nice "modern" reverse proxy which is what you want, if
> you only want to proxy one site.
I've got it working in my development environment with Apache mod_cache and
mod_proxy - is there a significant downside to this approach vs. varnish (or
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